Cuba announces major WiFi expansion on iconic Malecon
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HAVANA — The Cuban government says it will make five miles of Havana's iconic seafront boulevard, the Malecon, into the largest WiFi hotspot in one of the world's least-connected nations.
State media said Wednesday that WiFi will be installed along the most popular stretch of the Malecon by the end of the year. The seafront is a
Home internet remains illegal for most Cubans. Since last year, the government has installed dozens of WiFi spots in public areas, charging $2 an hour in a country where the average state salary remains about $25 a month.
Cuba said last year that it had 65 WiFi spots in service and expected 80 more to open in 2016.